Alexander Wang sexual assault accuser launches #UsToo movement

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Alexander Wang made headlines last week when it was reported that multiple male and trans models had come forward with assault allegations.

The designer has vehemently denied accusations but model Owen has blasted the wider world for its silence on the matter, including Alexander's army of celebrity friends and fans.

As part of a lengthy social media post, Owen writes, "The silence of the fashion industry and Hollywood in general is quite deafening. In an era of #MeToo and the solidarity victims received from Hollywood, where is the same support for the victims of Wang?"

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In a follow-up post featuring the words #UsToo Owen explains the movement wasn't intended to diminish the important message and work of #MeToo but rather to also give those who have been abused in the fashion industry a voice. 

Owen writes, "What victims need more than ever is to be heard and believed. We should be supported alongside #MeToo and importantly backed by the people in fashion and Hollywood. But instead it’s radio silence." 

Compiled by Phelokazi Mbude

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